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  • TGE Index Investment Report - Q4 & Year-End 2020

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: EG7 to acquire Daybreak Games; Bigger Games raises USD$6m (£4m); and Krafton completes PUBG consolidation. EG7 to acquire Daybreak Games Stockholm-based video game holding company Enad Global 7 [...]

  • Roblox Goes Public at USD$38.3bn Valuation; EA Employee Allegedly Selling FUT Cards

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Roblox goes public at USD$38.3bn (£27.5bn) valuation; EA employee allegedly selling FUT cards; and Epic Games acquires Capturing Reality. Roblox goes public at USD$38.3bn (£27.5bn) valuation User-generated game [...]

  • Theorycraft Games Raises USD$37.5m; Motorsport Games to Acquire Studio397

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Theorycraft Games raises USD$37.5m (£26.9m); Motorsport Games to acquire Studio397; and chat platform Stream secures USD$38m (£27.3m). Theorycraft Games raises USD$37.5m (£26.9m) Seattle and Los Angeles-based studio Theorycraft [...]

  • Zynga Acquires Echtra Games; AppLovin Files S-1 Ahead of IPO

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Zynga acquires Echtra Games; AppLovin files S-1 ahead of IPO; and Vungle secures GameRefinery acquisition. Zynga acquires Echtra Games Zynga has announced the acquisition of multiplatform developer publisher [...]

  • Roblox to Delay Listing for Second Time; Buildbox Raises USD$20m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Roblox to delay listing for second time; Buildbox raises USD$20m (£14.6m); and Pocket Worlds secures USD$7m (£5.1m) for mobile MMO. Roblox to delay listing for second time Roblox [...]

  • Opera Acquires YoYo Games; Multiple Studios Fined for Geoblocking

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Opera acquires YoYo Games; multiple studios fined for geoblocking; and Visionary Realms secures seven-figure investment. Opera acquires YoYo Games Internet browser developer Opera has announced that it has [...]

  • Epic Games Acquires Rad Game Tools; Tapjoy Reaches Settlement with the FTC

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Epic Games acquires Rad Game Tools; Tapjoy reaches settlement with the FTC; and Juked closes crowdfunding campaign at USD$1.07m (£788,000). Epic Games acquires Rad Game Tools Epic Games [...]

  • Discord Raises USD$100m; Unity Partners with Snap

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Discord raises USD$100m (£74.7m); Unity partners with Snap; and Rec Room secures USD$20m (£15m). Discord raises USD$100m (£74.7m) Gaming-centric voice chat app Discord has announced that it has [...]

  • Parsec Raises USD$25m; Keywords Studios Acquires High Voltage

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Parsec raises USD$25m (£19m); Keywords Studios acquires High Voltage; and UK MPs propose ban on resale of bot-bought consoles. Parsec raises USD$25m (£19m) Remote desktop technology and video [...]

  • Roblox Acquires Loom.ai; SteelSeries in KontrolFreek Buyout

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Roblox acquires Loom.ai; SteelSeries in KontrolFreek buyout; and eBay scalping market for consoles, GPUs, and CPUs, calculated at USD$82m (£64m). Roblox acquires Loom.ai Online gaming platform Roblox Corporation [...]

  • Rollic Acquires Onnect from CHEF Game Studio; Metafy Raises USD$3m

    TheGamingEconomy’s Daily Digest brings you the prevalent business stories in gaming. In today’s news: Rollic acquires Onnect from CHEF Game Studio; Metafy raises USD$3m (£2.2m); and Sigma Resources acquires Simcoach Games. Rollic acquires Onnect from CHEF Game Studio Istanbul-based developer-publisher Rollic has [...]